Re: I Love This Group

2008-08-30 Thread Kris Tilford
On Aug 30, 2008, at 12:08 AM, Jeff Bequette wrote: My question is: Do I have to buy a drive controller if I replace the Apple original 80gig with a terabyte hd? No. Buy any SATA HD and you're OK. Are the partition restrictions obe? What partition restrictions? What is obe? Here's some

Re: Follow Up to G4 Large Drive Question - the Hack Works!

2008-09-03 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 3, 2008, at 2:04 AM, Ralph wrote: It seems as though the break does not need to be precisely there. It just needs to be under the 128 GB barrier, as long as that is the only partition you would need to access in a pinch. I think you are wrong about this. I think it needs to be at the

Re: PCI IDE Card Question

2008-09-03 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 3, 2008, at 2:35 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: Folks, while we're discussing the disk drive topic, I have a question about PCI IDE controllers. Does one need a special model with Mac firmware, or will any PCI iDE card suffice? No, you need one with Mac firmware. It's true you'd need one

Re: OS9 install on G4 gives Unimplemented Trap

2008-09-04 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 4, 2008, at 5:06 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have a 400MHz G4 PowerMac (Gigabit Ethernet, I believe) on which I wish to install OS9. I have a retail version of the OS (white CD with gold 9 logo and marked Z691-2386-A). When I boot from the CD I get an Unimplemented Trap error.

Re: What is the exact HD partition limit?

2008-09-04 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 4, 2008, at 7:04 PM, Michael B. in Cincinnati wrote: The problem is, Disk Utility is calibrated in GB, not actual MB. Disk Utility has a selection to change from GB to MB. --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low

Re: plist files

2008-09-09 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 9, 2008, at 9:15 PM, insightinmind wrote: I was looking for a method to turn off completely any startup communication with the Built-in Port. Turning the protocol off, doesn't seem to turn off the System w.r.t. the Built-in Ethernet ... it still seems to try to connect, or Network

Re: Acronym Clarification

2008-09-13 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 13, 2008, at 8:41 AM, Lyle Syverson wrote: BTDT. HTTS. Sounds like you've been given good advice. What does HTTS stand for? Searching for HTTS at http://www.acronymfinder.com/ gives this result: What does HTTS stand for? Your abbreviation search returned 0 meanings The P is

Re: Leopard 10.5.5 Update is out today

2008-09-18 Thread Kris Tilford
I have a problem now with 10.5.5. I got a 1 TB Time Capsule connected wirelessly. It was recognized as a Time Machine backup in 10.5.4, but now it's not seen in 10.5.5. I'll futz with it later. --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are

Re: Thoughts on external firewire booting

2008-09-19 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 19, 2008, at 8:34 PM, Eric Volker wrote: I recently acquired a dual G5 on eBay. Unfortunately, it came with a measly 80GB SATA drive. I happened to have a 320GB EIDE/PATA drive and a Firewire 400 enclosure sitting around. Presto! 320GB boot drive, right? Not so fast, methinks.

Re: Weird Printing Problem after Setting Up Managed Account

2008-09-19 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 19, 2008, at 9:58 PM, tonycd wrote: Thoughts? Guesses? I'm lost. You might try the GutenPrint drivers. I've used them for my HP printers and they worked better for me than the real HP stuff, which was buggy and ran a bunch of stuff in background all the time.

Re: Where is External Disk?

2008-09-20 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 20, 2008, at 9:02 PM, Wilton Shaw wrote: I went to the disk utility and the disk shows up in the list but I can't mount it. What do I do next? Could be a Finder Preference. If you go to FinderPreferences in the tab GeneralShow these items on Desktop has the box External disks

Re: New 10.5.5 system on G5 doesn't show in startup disk control panel.

2008-09-21 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 21, 2008, at 5:48 AM, Brian Durant wrote: Aren't there any alternatives? I have already moved from 10.5.4 to 10.5.5 and reinstalled iWork, iLife, plug-ins, etc. Isn't this simply an issue of blessing the system? I don't think this is a blessing issue. If you think it is, then use

Re: Recent Finder Problem ... Just Busy Behind the Desktop Scene?

2008-09-24 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 24, 2008, at 6:06 PM, billycarmacs wrote: When it came up on the Desktop, I did a Get Info then my Finder just went into Busy Mode ... I could open and play iTunes things, open Mail and look around, but couldn't close them ... each got stuck being partially closed ... and

Re: Another RAM Question

2008-09-24 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 24, 2008, at 8:59 PM, Stephen Conrad wrote: OK, I looked and its not listed Siemens HYB39S63160AT-8 Germany A E814936 Up the side it says: 9904 4 Chips on one side of the module What was the other module?(meaning the 2nd one that you could identify?) You just subtract the

Re: Another RAM Question

2008-09-24 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 24, 2008, at 9:16 PM, Stephen Conrad wrote: I don't remember offhand. I have not set up this machine. I was given this machine and I forgot to ask what amount of RAM it has (or what size HD) I was just going through other computers I have sitting around seeing if I have some RAM I

G3-5 posting delay issues

2008-09-24 Thread Kris Tilford
I sent a response tonight to the thread Recent Finder Problem at 7:50 PM and received my own response at 11:55 PM, a 4 hour 5 minute delay. In between, I sent a response to Another RAM Question at 9:10 PM 9:39 PM and received both my replies in the exact same minute I sent them. What's

Re: Has anyone had a flicker problem on their G4 Power PC

2008-09-25 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 25, 2008, at 3:34 PM, Gabriel Ginez wrote: Not sure what MDD is? If MDD means mirrored door drive than yes it is. Videocard = ATI OS= Vs 10.2.3 Monitor= Apple Studio Display 17 Hope someone out there can help me figure out this flickering monitor problem. Assistance is

Re: WD My Book failed firmware update

2008-09-28 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 28, 2008, at 5:05 AM, Aaron wrote: It's pretty clear that the case's firmware has been clobbered. But I'm wondering if the drive's firmware might be OK, so that I could read it if I took it out of the case. Any thoughts? You're confusing different things. The firmware you

Re: No Digest Last Night

2008-09-29 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sep 29, 2008, at 9:57 AM, Al Poulin wrote: Saturday night's digest finally arrived. The long header shows one 17 hour delay in transit. Sunday night's digest arrived within the minute of being sent. In non-digest form, I'm seeing replies to subjects that I've never received the

Re: Beige Powermac G3 with FW 400

2008-10-01 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 1, 2008, at 12:45 AM, Mullin9 wrote: I have a Beige Powermac G3, Is there a way to add the FireWire 400 card in the PCI slot, and boot off an external Hard drive. Yes. You can add any FW400 card and boot OS X from external FW drives using XPostFacto 4.0. The best Firewire cards use

Re: Hard drive upgrade progress

2008-10-01 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 1, 2008, at 2:28 AM, PeterH wrote: All SATA drives have an L shaped data cable and an L shaped power cable. I don't have much experience with these SATA connectors, and the Apple cables in my G5 are so much better than the cheap cables on a PC I'm messing with. Even with the L

Re: Today ---Re: What is Kicker.bundle + my fix

2008-10-02 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 2, 2008, at 1:22 PM, Charles Davis wrote: On Oct 1, 2008, at 2:57 PM, Charles Davis wrote: System = MDD dual 1.25, 2GB RAM, Telephone-Dialup. System FREEZE -- Copied trimmed sys.log Problem shows up AFTER a call to /System/Library/

Re: HP Scanner optomized my HD

2008-10-09 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 9, 2008, at 3:43 AM, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, Thanks for the advice so far. What actually happened was that I was downloading a driver for the scanner, which was followed by the optimizing feature [EMAIL PROTECTED] Optimizing can't hurt your System, it just pre-linking files for

Re: External drive won't mount on 10.2.8 after mounting on 10.5 system

2008-10-09 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 9, 2008, at 5:55 AM, Steve R wrote: So are we to not use an external hard drive with any other OS than Leopard once it's been used with Leopard since using an external with Leopard is messing with the drive been used with other OSes? All either dredbob or my neighbour did was copy

Re: Keyboards

2008-10-12 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 12, 2008, at 4:28 AM, Rick King wrote: Why is it that Mac stopped making decent keyboards and now sell utter crap? I just got done taking a hammer to yet another one of these worthless usb abortions Mac switched to. In the last year I have gone through at least 6. They just quit

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-13 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 12, 2008, at 11:12 PM, Tom wrote: Still researching big monitors. What about LED backlighting vs. fluorescent? Fluorescent can and will change with time and eventually burn out. LED should stay constant and last almost forever. I saw a recent review that said something like 20% of

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-13 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 13, 2008, at 10:44 AM, RediG3-5 wrote: James, the only options I get are in System Preferences (OS 10.4.11) 1024x768 640x480 and 800 x600 The AOC shows the 1024x768. If my math is right, none of these options are 16:9 . I wonder if there is a software hack remedy for this? Yes,

Re: Scanner software works in 10.3 but not 10.4--how come?

2008-10-14 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 14, 2008, at 9:52 PM, Tom wrote: Anybody got any idea why this software will work in 10.3, but not in 10.4, and how I might get it to work in 10.4? It appears it may be a SCSI card problem with a fairly easy solution: http://discussions.apple.com/thread.jspa?messageID=7011680 Hope

Re: Formatting Mac Disk for a PC

2008-10-14 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 14, 2008, at 9:09 PM, dorayme wrote: I am thinking to rip open my FW external case (used as BU for my Mac), and yank out the 320GB job in there and temporarily stick in the 60GB and reformat it as FAT32 and then see if the PC will see it. What a fuss! Anyone got any better idea

Re: Can I convert a Flash (.swf) file to mpg?

2008-10-15 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 15, 2008, at 9:03 PM, Brian Christmas wrote: I'd very much like to convert captured Jing .swf movies to any format that can be opened by iMovie. Does anyone know how I might be able to do this? I've used this before: http://media-convert.com/

Re: SATA On PowerMac G4

2008-10-16 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 16, 2008, at 5:50 AM, Simon Royal wrote: I'm using a PowerMac G4 'Sawtooth' as my Intel iMac died. First the internal hard drive went then the machine went altogether. I am now wondering whether the hard drive is fine and the fault is something else. The DC board looks a bit

Re: Leopard On Sawtooth 400mhz

2008-10-16 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 16, 2008, at 7:17 PM, Simon Royal wrote: It ran a lot better on the PowerMac than on the PowerBook. The TiBook doesn't have Quartz Extreme enabled, while the Sawtooth should if it has a Radeon card? Did you try enabling QE on the TiBook using PCI Extreme 3.1? It should work for the

Re: Need big LCD monitor recommendation for G5

2008-10-16 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 16, 2008, at 9:41 PM, RediG3-5 wrote: It must not be. I do see the 1680x1050 option but as mentioned it gives me an iBook sized desk top in the middle of the Display. I also see the Arrangement tab in the the Display Preferences. The Patch Read this indicates this is evidence of the

Re: Confusion about the different update files from Apple (including Java)

2008-10-16 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 16, 2008, at 9:47 PM, Paul wrote: I want to confirm my impression of how 3 different kinds of update work: 1. Security Update 2. OS X Update 3. Java update The Security Update seems to be a large file that is only available as a cumulative update, so all previous versions are

Re: Confusion about the different update files from Apple (including Java)

2008-10-17 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 17, 2008, at 1:17 AM, Dan wrote: The latest Java for Mac OS X 10.4 is release 7. The actual build is: Java(TM) 2 Runtime Environment, Standard Edition (build 1.5.0_16- b06-275) Java HotSpot(TM) Client VM (build 1.5.0_16-132, mixed mode) And for Leopard it's: Java For Mac OS X

Re: SATA On PowerMac G4

2008-10-17 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 16, 2008, at 6:59 PM, Simon Royal wrote: My Intel iMac came with a set of grey discs. According to the documentation if you hold the Option key while in an internal or Apple specified external firewire drive it will show two boot options from the one disc. On non Apple

Re: Leopard On Sawtooth 400mhz

2008-10-17 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 17, 2008, at 3:19 AM, Simon Royal wrote: My Sawtooth is an AGP graphics model, but it has a 16MB PCI card in it (I bought it like this), I think it is from a BW G3. You need a Radeon card to enable Quartz Extreme. (or equivalent nVidia). It should enable itself without need of any

Re: Sawtooth Original AGP Card Number

2008-10-17 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 17, 2008, at 4:46 AM, Simon Royal wrote: I have a Sawtooth G4, but someone has put a PCI ATI card in it. I am looking to change it for an AGP card, does anyone know the Apple part number of the actual card that came with it. You don't want the OEM card. It's a Rage, very poorly

Re: Sawtooth Original AGP Card Number

2008-10-17 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 17, 2008, at 6:02 AM, Simon Royal wrote: I found a PCI version of the 7000, will this be ok? does it support QE and CI? I would support QE using PCI Extreme 3.1 but this PCI card isn't a good idea. PCI is HALF as fast as AGPx1, and I think your Sawtooth is an AGPx2 slot, so that

Re: Quick References for Cleaning G4 Acrylic Cases

2008-10-18 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 18, 2008, at 6:57 PM, insightinmind wrote: Any quick hints on getting glue / tape-guck off the clear acrylic G4 cases? Mineral Spirits ok? I know acetone is not ok. WD-40 is a good mild solvent that emulsifies with water, and soap will clean off completely. It's especially good

Re: Quick References for Cleaning G4 Acrylic Cases

2008-10-19 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 19, 2008, at 2:15 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: No, the citrus oil is in there as an additional solvent...that it smells nice is merely a by-product. Citrus oil solvent is called D-limonene. It is usually the only solvent in citrus cleaners, the percentage dilution being the main

Re: Open Office 3.0 is out

2008-10-19 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 19, 2008, at 3:33 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: The first true OO native mac version is out. Humm. For PPC Macs it says no version 3.0 available, but rather 2.4.1. I imagine PPC is getting the heave ho? I'm using NeoOffice v.2.2.5, so it would appear to still be an update. I assume on

Re: GeForce FX5200 In Sawtooth

2008-10-19 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 19, 2008, at 6:03 PM, Ross wrote: learn how to take a proper picture with your camera... Look for the Macro button when you're taking close-ups. I think the odds are greater that the AGP slot is bad, rather than the card is bad. Try to borrow a known good card, or try your correctly

Re: Maxtor 40gb HD shows up as 19gb in Disk Utility

2008-10-19 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 19, 2008, at 8:42 PM, joplinfan wrote: Bought a generic (no label) 40gb HD at a computer show yesterday for cheap. Put it in my G4 Digital Audio and 10.4's Disk Utility identifies it as a 19gb Maxtor 6E040L0. This is a valid model number for a Maxtor Diamondmax 8 40gb hard drive,

Re: Open Office 3.0 is out

2008-10-19 Thread Kris Tilford
Bruce Johnson wrote: For some moronic reason Sun has declined to make an official PPC compile available via the front page, so get that here: http://tinyurl.com/6egbx6 The versions on that page are release candidates, of which the latest 3.0.0rc4 has a creation date of Oct.7th. If you

Re: AGP vs PCI On Sawtooth

2008-10-20 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 20, 2008, at 5:41 AM, Simon Royal wrote: I think the 16MB AGP ATI Rage 128 Pro would be a better choice than the 32MB PCI ATI Radeon 7000. The Rage isn't even supported in Tiger or Leopard, look in ConsoleSystem.log and you'll see some warnings. The Radeon enables Quartz Extreme,

Re: AGP vs PCI On Sawtooth

2008-10-20 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 20, 2008, at 3:54 AM, Simon Royal wrote: Is AGP that much faster than PCI? I have been Googling the question and it seems not. In standard 33MHz PCI slots a PCI video card is 1/2xAGP speed. If you had a 66MHz PCI slot (you don't, but the PCI Graphics Yikes has one, and also the

Re: AGP vs PCI On Sawtooth

2008-10-21 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 20, 2008, at 3:35 PM, Simon Royal wrote: All I can find on eBay is a small handful of cards mainly AGP Rage Pros. Yeah, I'm only seeing about 300 listed in the UK. Bummer, we've got about 600+ listed here in the states (Radeon AGP). Still, you might look through the list of 300 UK

Re: AGP vs PCI On Sawtooth

2008-10-21 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 21, 2008, at 4:24 AM, Simon Royal wrote: That involves having a PC correct. Sorry I don't allow those in my house. The only card that normally required a PC was the 7000, BUT, that has changed, and you can now do 7000's also without a PC, so the answer is NO, you don't need a PC

Re: AGP vs PCI On Sawtooth

2008-10-21 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 21, 2008, at 3:58 AM, Simon Royal wrote: Out of those 300 how many are Mac compatible? I'm looking through them now. Probably none, but most (perhaps 200) are easily flashed to Mac. For information and ROMs for converting to Mac, see: http://themacelite.wikispaces.com/ I'm sure

Re: AGP vs PCI On Sawtooth

2008-10-21 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 21, 2008, at 4:49 AM, Simon Royal wrote: So let me get this right. I could get a PC Rage Pro 128 or other card and flash it for the Mac on a Mac? I don't know anything about flashing Rage cards. These were so old I think some didn't have flash ROM, they had fixed firmware. I know

Re: AGP vs PCI On Sawtooth

2008-10-21 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 21, 2008, at 5:28 AM, Simon Royal wrote: Sorry its been a long and stressful week. :) No joke. It's a stress wave and we little particles all rise and fall together. --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End

Re: eMac Leopard

2008-10-23 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 23, 2008, at 3:23 AM, Simon Royal wrote: I just wondered how Leopard held up on these lovely machines. I disagree with the description lovely machines. In Jan. 2002 when Steve Jobs announced the CRT is dead, I said hurray! I'd struggled with eyestrain and headaches for years. I now

Re: Permissions Question, CCC 3.1.2 under Tiger a few more Qs ...

2008-10-23 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 23, 2008, at 4:13 PM, insightinmind wrote: I have an OWC Elite (I think that's the model) hard drive enclosure that is both USB2 and FW400, an Oxford 911 bridge type setup. Contains a Seagate 750GB ATA hard drive. Partitioned into Time Machine, Tiger 10.4.11, OS 9.1, APPS and

Re: Family Of eMacs

2008-10-24 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 24, 2008, at 6:30 AM, Simon Royal wrote: All for £125 delivered. Bargain. I disagree. Yesterday I cited that LCD monitors literally pay for themselves in electricity saved. You're being penny wise and pound foolish. The savings for one display over 5 years (in 2005 energy costs,

Re: Family Of eMacs

2008-10-24 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 24, 2008, at 5:55 PM, Stephen Conrad wrote: Ummm, why would you want to scrap out perfectly good usable monitors just so you could spend money on an LCD? Sometimes spending money actually saves money. In the case of LCD monitors, the payback period in electricity saving is enough to

PPC Benchmarks for Flashplayer 9 vs 10

2008-10-25 Thread Kris Tilford
Ars Technica recently had an article comparing Adobe Flash Player versions 9 10. They covered a lot of territory for both PCs and Macs, but their only Mac benchmarks were for Intel Macs. I posted a request for PPC benchmarks, and low and behold, they were produced. It appears the new

Re: Adding New HD

2008-10-27 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 27, 2008, at 9:53 PM, Wilton Shaw wrote: I installed my new external HD, partitioned it into two partitions, made the first one the same size as my internal drive (80gb ). I called it MAC HD BACKUP and copied my internal HD on to it, using SuperDuper which then supposedly made

G4 Tiger vs Leopard benchmarks

2008-10-29 Thread Kris Tilford
I just finished downgrading a 1.67 GHz PowerBook G4 with 2 GB RAM and an 80 GB 5,400 RPM Apple OEM HD. It was being downgraded because the owner said Leopard seemed too sluggish, especially in photo editing software. I ran benchmarks. Sure enough, it appears Leopard 10.5.5 was about 20%

Re: G4 Tiger vs Leopard benchmarks

2008-10-30 Thread Kris Tilford
On Oct 30, 2008, at 9:50 AM, Dan wrote: What about Spotlight - did you have its indexing disabled on all volumes? No. Spotlight wasn't disabled, but it was also not indexing. I should have also commented that the CPU overhead of Leopard was about 2% higher than Tiger. Tiger was about 5%

Re: CCC

2008-11-01 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 1, 2008, at 11:35 AM, Dan wrote: What a waste of space and time! I just cloned a drive with about 420 GB of data. It took a little over 7 hours in a G5 with a pair of striped RAID source HDs on the 1.5 Gbps built-in SATA 1.0 bus, and a single target HD on a 3 Gbps PCI-X SATA 2.0

Re: CCC

2008-11-01 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 1, 2008, at 10:24 PM, insightinmind wrote: Was there an Ignore Permissions ... somewhere in your scheme? from the Disk being copied from? Perhaps? I don't clone too often these days, I've been trying to use Time Machine. In the past CCC always worked for me with the default

Re: Boot a G3 from USB pen drive?

2008-11-02 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 2, 2008, at 10:38 PM, joplinfan wrote: Any tips on how I can get the iMac G3 to recognize it as a bootable drive? Did you reformat it as Apple HFS+? Drives are MS FAT32 to begin with. --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are

Re: Boot a G3 from USB pen drive?

2008-11-02 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 2, 2008, at 10:38 PM, joplinfan wrote: Any tips on how I can get the iMac G3 to recognize it as a bootable drive? Also, if you reformat to HFS+, be certain the partition scheme is Apple Partition Scheme for your 2001 iMac. Newer versions of Disk Utility default to the GUID

Re: Boot a G3 from USB pen drive?

2008-11-02 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 2, 2008, at 11:08 PM, Steve R wrote: Can an iMac G3 boot from USB? The colored iMacs and iBooks can boot USB. It's slow, since it's USB 1.0. Why would you want to do this? Normally, it'd be for emergency use only, such as to clone an internal HD to a Firewire HD in a completely

Re: How do you silence a G5's startup chime?

2008-11-05 Thread Kris Tilford
You can use StartupSound System Prefenence Pane to control the startup sound volume level. http://www5e.biglobe.ne.jp/~arcana/index.en.html --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~ You received this message because you are subscribed Low End Mac's G3-5 List, a group for those

Re: How much bandwidth is in use?

2008-11-06 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 6, 2008, at 10:26 AM, Jonas Lopez wrote: Questions: Where is this bandwidth comming from? Little Snitch can show each individual source and how much it's using. It also allows you to control which processes can connect or not. --~--~-~--~~~---~--~~

Re: iDVD refuses to run

2008-11-06 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 6, 2008, at 11:03 AM, Christopher Icha wrote: iDVD and iMovie refuse to run on my iMac. They just crash and throw up an error message. This has happened ever since I tried to reinstall iMovie 6 after upgrading to Leopard and realising that it was no longer continued. I have just

Re: Upgrading the OS on an iMac700

2008-11-07 Thread Kris Tilford
On Sat, Nov 8, 2008 at 12:25 AM, aechmea [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Sorry Jim and others, I wasnt clear enough. My iMac is actually a G4 - the LCD on a stick in the half snowball. I have a feeling that 10.5 will work since it's a G4. But will 10.5 actually work nicely or just plod

Re: Upgrading the OS on an iMac700

2008-11-08 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 8, 2008, at 12:25 PM, Bruce Johnson wrote: And your results are quite anomalous.. I don't think they're anomalous according to benchmarks with archived results for literally thousands of users. You can run the benchmarks yourself. If you get different results, post them like I did.

Re: BW G3 - Strange display problems running 10.4

2008-11-08 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 8, 2008, at 10:37 PM, joplinfan wrote: I'm kind of thinking it could be the ATI Rage 128 video card or the HD, but not positive. No. It's not the Rage 128 video card, but you should try to replace it with at minimum a Radeon 7000. Then enable Quartz Extreme with PCI Extreme 3.1 and

Re: Admin password and name

2008-11-09 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 9, 2008, at 5:38 PM, Norman Rowe wrote: First off I have never had linux. I have OS 10.5.5 on 2 HD drives. The backup seems to be fine. The main one keeps asking for an admisitrator name and password, does not like any I have tried. The backup system pref is set to admin but the

Re: Admin password and name

2008-11-10 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 10, 2008, at 2:47 PM, norm46 wrote: How does one delete the login keychain? Open the application Keychain Access in your Utilities folder. In the lefthand column highlight the keychain called Login and Control- click or right-click on it to get the contextual drop down menu and

Re: Out of the Blue

2008-11-10 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 10, 2008, at 3:16 PM, Dan wrote: A responsible programmer would have put appropriate sanity (sic) checks in their code to make sure it DOESN'T LOAD if it's on an unsupported configuration. This is crazy. You're telling me that a software developer should go back and make certain

Re: Hot iMac

2008-11-10 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 10, 2008, at 5:21 PM, Simon Royal wrote: I even have a white cat called Widget (I got here when Tiger first came out). Wink is sitting on my lap now, she's a really wild one! http://stevetilford.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/dscn8450.jpg She always sleeps near the warm computers.

Re: DDR 3200 In eMac 1.25Ghz

2008-11-10 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 10, 2008, at 5:43 PM, Simon Royal wrote: Hi Am I right in thinking DDR 3200 RAM will work in a machine that takes DDR 2700 as long as both are 184 pin sticks. I've been offered some 1GB sticks of DDR 3200. I know my eMac takes 2x1GB sticks. Is it just like PC133 and PC100

Re: where do I find /var/log/install.log?

2008-11-13 Thread Kris Tilford
On 14/11/2008, at 5:27 PM, Kris Tilford wrote: In the log list at the very bottom is /var/log/ and open it with the little cravat and find install.log. I wrote this above, but I'm wondering . . . I called the little triangle icon that expands a directory in list format a cravat but I

Re: where do I find /var/log/install.log?

2008-11-13 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 14, 2008, at 12:18 AM, Brian Christmas wrote: I recently had cause to restore my 10.5.5 system from Time Machine. In doing so it didn't restore my user scripts stored on the boot library/scripts/folder action scripts. Turned out they were saved, just not restored. I reported

Re: HELP! MY IMAC WONT BOOT!!!!!!

2008-11-13 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 13, 2008, at 8:07 PM, vacputer wrote: MY IMAC G3 REV D RUNNING OS 10.3 WONT EVEN POWER ON! I hit restart and when it restarted I got that REALLY ANNOYING firmware screen of death that i have been getting ever so commonly on my imac g3s running os 10. So i did what i usually do, I

Re: Finder icons...

2008-11-24 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 24, 2008, at 3:29 AM, dorayme wrote: Hi there everyone! Could you please remind me what needs to be done in Tiger to make .html and .php files show with BBEdit icons rather than Safari ones (whether or not they open in Safari! Even though they often open fine in BBEdit. But I don't

Re: iTunes and duplicating songs

2008-11-28 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 28, 2008, at 6:57 PM, Ray wrote: Another odd thing about iTunes is why the default is set to Copy files to iTunes Music folder when adding to library. Every person's Mac that I have looked at has duplicate songs because of this default. On Nov 28, 2008, at 8:40 PM, Dan wrote: I

Re: Lombard with new pram losing time????

2008-11-29 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 29, 2008, at 3:55 PM, jonas ulrich wrote: Thanks but i think i solved it. According to apple the pram will only hold a 3-5 hour charge without being plugged in and without a main battery present. Does this mean you drained your new PRAM battery dead in 3-5 hours since you didn't

Re: CCC Bootable Backup

2008-11-30 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 30, 2008, at 7:58 PM, George Hozendorf wrote: In the past I've had no problem making a bootable backup via firewire with Carbon Copy Cloner. Now that I'm using a USB connected external HD, it doesn't show up when I go to Startup Disk in System Preferences. Is there no way I

Re: LCD screen flickering and going black.

2008-11-30 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 30, 2008, at 7:31 PM, dorayme wrote: It has started flickering now and then, and sometimes goes right blank, all black. Original LCD monitors have fluorescent backlights that burn out just like any fluorescent bulb does. They can be replaced, and you may be able to do it

Re: iTunes and duplicating songs

2008-12-01 Thread Kris Tilford
On Nov 30, 2008, at 4:54 PM, Dan wrote: From a podcast, I have some nice mp3 tracks. How do I move them from the podcast category to the regular Music area? I don't when to get lost, when I dump the podcast. I tried doing an add on the mp3 file itself, after removing it from the podcast,

Re: CCC Bootable Backup

2008-12-01 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 1, 2008, at 4:55 PM, yawg wrote: As I said I changed permissions to my own admin account so Ignore Permissions was overwritten. I said also that both Initio FW-drives don't boot no matter what version of CCC, I use both the old and the new one as I can only use the old version when

Re: My Power G3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] is in panic mode.-new to Apple

2008-12-02 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 2, 2008, at 9:33 PM, mlitwin wrote: I put in the 10.3 cd. The computer still gave me the panic error. I was never given the options you mentioned. We've never heard if the firmware was up-to-date? I'd suggest you boot any CD and check the firmware revision. If it's not version 1.1,

Re: My Power G3 [EMAIL PROTECTED] is in panic mode.-new to Apple

2008-12-02 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 2, 2008, at 9:36 PM, mlitwin wrote: I do not know what that firmware is? The firmware is what a PC calls the BIOS. It's the software in the chips of the computer that controls the initial boot process. Since you've installed OS X already, boot and go to ApplicationsUtilitiesSystem

Re: Upgrading to 10.4 - No DVD Drive

2008-12-03 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 3, 2008, at 12:11 PM, Anne Keller-Smith wrote: Okay, so I *was* all ready to upgrade, but the G4 has no DVD drive. So I'm on hold with Apple right now as there's Applecare for the new iMac, I thought I'd network the two machines together with the Airport Express and upgrade from the

Re: LCD screen flickering and going black.

2008-12-04 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 4, 2008, at 3:36 AM, dorayme wrote: I have been looking at: http://www.inventgeek.com/Projects/shorts/overview.aspx to prepare myself! You folks might like to know this url. I will buy a new monitor and consider fixing this one at my leisure. I like the sound of $20 for parts!

Re: Display card and resolution support

2008-12-04 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 4, 2008, at 4:01 AM, dorayme wrote: In my G4 QS 933 I have: Chipset Model:GeForce4 MX Type:Display Bus: AGP VRAM (Total):64 MB Vendor: nVIDIA (0x10de) Revision ID: 0x00a2 ROM Revision:1091 Wondering if it will be able to run an LCD

Re: Pixels and card capacity.

2008-12-04 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 4, 2008, at 1:57 AM, dorayme wrote: In my G4 QS 933 I have: Chipset Model: GeForce4 MX Type: Display Bus:AGP Slot: SLOT-1 VRAM (Total): 64 MB Vendor: nVIDIA (0x10de) Device ID: 0x0171 Revision ID:0x00a2 ROM Revision:

Re: Apple Psystar Come To A Settlement!

2008-12-04 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 5, 2008, at 1:16 AM, PeterH wrote: Perhaps zero cost for the hardware, but IBM will charge you one hundred thousand dollars PER MONTH, or more, for the software license. I thought IBM was pushing Linux now? I thought they're a service company, not a software company?

Re: G4 Problem Booting OS 9

2008-12-05 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 5, 2008, at 2:33 AM, Clark Martin wrote: Hmmm, I'd heard of that command before but had never delved into it. Clearly blessing of OS X is officially sanctioned, but you still don't hear it much. Mostly because people don't usually get into shell commands when the GUI equivalent

Re: G5 and 10.5.5 nightmare.

2008-12-06 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 6, 2008, at 3:52 AM, Brian Durant wrote: It seems to me at this point, since the memory tests checked out, to ask the following two questions: 1) What caused the original, massive performance hits that my system gradually started taking over a period of a week or so, and 2) Why

Re: Can't get my mac to boot

2008-12-06 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 6, 2008, at 12:21 PM, Elbert Boone wrote: Pushed my computer desk against the wall and caused my power plug to short and blew out a capacitor on my mother board so that I couldn't get booted. Replaced motherboard now no boing. Fans come on, red led on motherboard, and drives

Fwd: need your help in posting

2008-12-06 Thread Kris Tilford
Begin forwarded message from Dana CollinsdlcatftwinATverizonDOTnet: Greetings, gang. I've asked our colleague to submit this to the group on my behalf as I have no way to contribute. My problem is that it appears that Google has glitched my membership in the G3-5 List, and I no

Re: Command-option p-r

2008-12-06 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 6, 2008, at 7:28 PM, Jason Brown wrote: I just hold down command and option with my thumb and press the p with my pointer and r with pinky and then use my right hand to turn on my machine. This works for full size keyboards that have Cmd Opt on both the left right side of the

Re: need your help in posting

2008-12-06 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 6, 2008, at 9:33 PM, insightinmind wrote: I think I'm being censored on weekends. My Posts aren't appearing on the e-mail lists ... web yes ... list no ... but mainly on weekends. There's something screwy with Google resending the individual emails. I think you'll eventually get

Re: Command-option p-r

2008-12-06 Thread Kris Tilford
On Dec 6, 2008, at 7:28 PM, Jason Brown wrote: I just hold down command and option with my thumb and press the p with my pointer and r with pinky and then use my right hand to turn on my machine. Kris Tilford replied: This works for full size keyboards that have Cmd Opt on both

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